Since the reform era began in 1978, there have been significant changes in the nature and incidence of disputes, conflicts, and social disturbances, as well as the mechanisms for addressing them. As with economic and governance reforms, the government has adopted a pragmatic, problem-solving approach as it has attempted to meet the broad and, at times, conflicting goals of justice and efficiency while maintaining sociopolitical stability and rapid economic growth.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009China
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2020Kenya, India, Global
In late March, Indian Premier Narendra Modi imposed a three-week lockdown to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. Since then, tens of thousands of migrant workers who had previously provided cheap labour in wealthy homes or on construction sites in the nation’s growing metropolises have been making their way back to their rural home regions.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationSeptember, 2019China
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyze the structure and changes of China’s land system. To achieve this aim, the paper is divided into four parts.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2020China
With the aim of improving farmland use efficiency without damaging the social function of farmland, Chinese policymakers have proposed the ‘trifurcation of land rights’ reform. When it comes to realization of the law, however, neither the Ownership Model nor the Bundle of Sticks Model can adequately explain this reform. The tree concept of property, which provides a new perspective in delineating property rights based on the function served by specific properties, is thus adopted.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJuly, 2004China
China is a socialist country and all land in China belongs to Chinese citizens as a whole. Article 10 of the 1982 Constitution upholds the Chinese land policy that reflects the traditional view of socialism - land of the country must be owned by the country (State) or its agricultural Collectives. State-owned enterprises or other organizations, which cannot own land themselves, may use land with permission from the State.
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 1951Sierra Leone
An Ordinance to make provision against third party risks arising out of the use of motor vehicles.
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 1898Sierra Leone
An Ordinance to repeal The Public Lands Ordinance, 1896, and to make other provisions in lieu thereof.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesOctober, 2017Sierra Leone
Representatives of government institutions, civil society, NGOs and the private sector
attended a validation workshop in Freetown on October 18-19, 2017. One and One-half days
of discussions provided suggested revisions to the draft AIAP. Based on this input, the working group prepared a revised AIAP.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2008Sierra Leone
Being an Act to establish the Sierra Leone Environment Protection Agency, to provide for the effective protection of the environment and for other related matters.
Library ResourceLegislationAugust, 1961Sierra Leone
An Act to amend the Crown Lands Ordinance, 1960
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